Monica Lewinsky has a reckoning with her relationship with Bill Clinton. Twenty years ago, Monica Lewinsky became a household name -- for all the wrong reasons. In a new essay for Vanity Fair reflecting on her relationship with then-President Bill Clinton -- and everything that followed from it -- Lewinsky wrote these two striking paragraphs:
News of the scandal first broke on January 17,on the Drudge Report which reported that Newsweek editors were sitting on a story by investigative reporter Michael Isikoff exposing the affair.
The story broke in the mainstream press on January 21 in The Washington Post. On January 26, President Clinton, standing with his wife, spoke at a White House press conference, and issued a forceful denial in which he said: And I worked on it until pretty late last night.
But I want to say one thing to the American people. I want you to listen to me. I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky. I never told anybody to lie, not a single time; never.
These allegations are false. And I need to go back to work for the American people. Ultimately, he chose not to mention them. Hillary Clinton remained supportive of her husband throughout the scandal. On July 28,a substantial delay after the public break of the scandal, Lewinsky received transactional immunity in exchange for grand jury testimony concerning her relationship with Clinton.
That evening he gave a nationally televised statement admitting that his relationship with Lewinsky was "not appropriate". During the deposition, Clinton was asked "Have you ever had sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky, as that term is defined in Deposition Exhibit 1?
The House of Representatives voted to issue Articles of Impeachment against him which was followed by a day trial in the Senate.
All of the Democrats in the Senate voted for acquittal on both the perjury and the obstruction of justice charges. Ten Republicans voted for acquittal for perjury: Five Republicans voted for acquittal for obstruction of justice: Chafee, Collins, Jeffords, Snowe, and Specter.
President Clinton was thereby acquitted of all charges and remained in office. There were attempts to censure the president by the House of Representatives, but those attempts failed.
Aftermath[ edit ] Effect on presidential election[ edit ] The scandal arguably affected the U. For example, during the House investigation, it was revealed that Henry HydeRepublican chair of the House Judiciary Committee and lead House manageralso had an affair while in office as a state legislator.
Hyde, aged 70 during the Lewinsky hearings, dismissed it as a "youthful indiscretion" he had been Flynt was a sworn enemy of the Republican party [and] sought to dig up dirt on the Republican members of Congress who were leading the impeachment campaign against President Clinton.
Although] Flynt claimed at the time to have the goods on up to a dozen prominent Republicans, the ad campaign helped to bring down only one.
Robert Livingston — a congressman from Louisiana Flynt was about to reveal that he had also had an affair. Barr lost a primary challenge less than three years after the impeachment proceedings.Excellent book as an introduction into statement analysis. I have found statement analysis to compliment my skill of understanding human behaviour.
Especially at work where conference calls are now the norm, statement analysis is a great skill to help 4/5(11). Analysis of a Speech by Monica Lewinsky Posted on 22/03/ by John Zimmer In , news of a sexual scandal involving President Bill Clinton broke and spread around the world like wildfire.
What he did to Monica Lewinsky was wrong, and he should have paid the price.
Updated by Matthew Yglesias VOX. Many years ago, when I was a high school student making my first visit to Washington for a two-week summer camp for weird politics dorks, the dominant news story was then-President Bill Clinton’s August 17, , admission that despite earlier denials, he “did have a relationship.
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